Article from Men’s Journal
By Jen See and Kit Doucette
Every surfer’s ideal wave is different. “A bunch of factors come into play when you’re looking for great surf,” says Pat O’Connell, pro surfer and star of The Endless Summer II. “It depends on who you’re with, your ability, and your state of mind.” For some, remote, powerful, long barrels like those you can find at Skeleton Bay in Namibia are a must; for others, it’s all about the more social or mellow waves at Malibu or Waikiki. Then there are the hard-charging surfers who chase storms to find big breaks in the middle of the ocean.